An extra Classics is Groot concert will be held on Saturday, 24 June at 12:00 in aid of those affected by the devastating fires in Knysna.
This was announced by the producers of Classics is Groot. According to Brendon Hargroves, executive producer of the concert, all role players have agreed to perform for free.
“The proceeds of the extra concert will be donated to organisations set up to bring relief to the area. We’ve decided to sell all tickets for the extra concert – at the Moreletapark Auditorium in Pretoria – at R250. This is our way of caring and to support the people of Knysna, says Hargroves.
“We invite all music lovers to support this world class-class event and consequently be part of this charity project,” Hargroves concludes.
In the last few days, countless homes and businesses have been burned down after bushfires wreaked havoc in Knysna (and surrounding areas) leading to loss of life and dozens left homeless.
This is something that resonates with Corlea, one of the performers at the concert. “Our house burned to the ground in 1995 and all we had left were the clothes we had on. We felt utterly lost. My heart goes out to these poor people whose world has been turned upside down. Help me and my co-artists bring a little hope into the lives of these people,” she says.
Concertgoers can look forward to seeing Corlea, Amira Willighagen, Jannie Moolman, Coleske, Touch of Class, Swing City, Monique Steyn, Tarryn Lamb, Charl du Plessis and the Joburg Ballet Company at the concert.
Tickets for this extra event (Saturday, 24 June 2017) are available at www.ticketpro.co.za and priced at R250 per person.